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Resources for Families in Special Education

This page is designed to give families, students and staff access to resources and information to assist in connecting to community and post-secondary resources, and funding supports. This is not an all-inclusive resource page for all areas of need, but a starting point for exploration and planning.

For questions or more information, please contact Megan Rindal, Transition Coordinator for the School District of Elmbrook at rindalm@elmbrookschools.org or (414) 587-5982.

Click tabs below for more resources.

Pre K- 8

Grades 9-12

Wisconsin Postsecondary Transition Plan (PTP)

Transition Assessments

Student-led IEP / Visual Resume Resources

Employment Resources

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Project STRIVE

Project STRIVE- School District of Elmbrook’s community-based 19-21 program for students with intellectual disabilities and/or autism

Adult Long-term Care Resources & Support

Guardianship Options

Social & Recreational Activities/Resources

Secondary & Postsecondary Education Resources/Options

Links to other district resources:
Brookfield Central Student Services
Brookfield East Student Services
Academic and Career Planning
Start College Now (formerly Youth and Course Options)
LAUNCH - Information on district strands and program
Life Career and College Readiness- School District of Elmbrook webpage
Project STRIVE- School District of Elmbrook’s community-based 19-21 program for students with intellectual disabilities and/or autism

Links to colleges/resources:
Associates Degree, Technical Diploma, Certificate and- Apprenticeship Programs -
No ACT/SAT needed for admission

Waukesha County Technical College
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Think College - colleges and programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism

Youth Apprenticeships
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeships

Adult Apprenticeships
Wisconsin Apprenticeship Programs

Support centers at four-year Universities/Colleges for students with disabilities:
University of Wisconsin Colleges
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Certificate Degrees
Carroll University

Military:
Military Branches - U.S. Department of Defense

Parent Support & Advocacy Groups

Post-Secondary (Ages 18-21)

Transition Assessments

Student-led IEP / Visual Resume Resources

Employment Resources

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

Secondary & Postsecondary Education Resources/Options

Links to other district resources:
Brookfield Central Student Services
Brookfield East Student Services
Academic and Career Planning
Start College Now (formerly Youth and Course Options)
LAUNCH - Information on district strands and program
Life Career and College Readiness- School District of Elmbrook webpage
Project STRIVE- School District of Elmbrook’s community-based 19-21 program for students with intellectual disabilities and/or autism

Links to colleges/resources:
Associates Degree, Technical Diploma, Certificate and- Apprenticeship Programs -
No ACT/SAT needed for admission

Waukesha County Technical College
Milwaukee Area Technical College
Think College - colleges and programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or autism

Youth Apprenticeships
Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeships

Adult Apprenticeships
Wisconsin Apprenticeship Programs

Support centers at four-year Universities/Colleges for students with disabilities:
University of Wisconsin Colleges
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Certificate Degrees
Carroll University

Military:
Military Branches - U.S. Department of Defense

Project STRIVE

Project STRIVE- School District of Elmbrook’s community-based 19-21 program for students with intellectual disabilities and/or autism

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